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Houston Super Bowl Host Committee Seeks Live Entertainment

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Auditions to be held at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital for Super Bowl LIVE performers and talent

HOUSTON (Sept. 27, 2016)— The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee announced today it will hold open auditions in October for live entertainment acts interested in performing at Super Bowl LIVE.
Super Bowl LIVE is the Host Committee’s signature 10-day fan festival leading up to Super Bowl LI in Houston. The festival, a free event with music, food, games and attractions, will be located in and around Discovery Green Park in downtown Houston from Jan. 27 to Feb. 5, 2017. Live entertainment, such as local bands, musicians, dancers, comics and specialty acts, will be performing throughout the entirety of the festival.
The performers will be located in an area of Super Bowl LIVE that will focus on Houston as the city of the future, highlighting its innovation, arts and culture, and entrepreneurial spirit.
“Super Bowl LI is an incredible opportunity to showcase Houston in a number of ways,” Houston Super Bowl Host Committee President and CEO Sallie Sargent said. “The ability to shine a spotlight on local artists and performers at Super Bowl LIVE is an example of how we will highlight the diverse cultures and incredible talent Houston has to offer to the fans and visitors in town for Super Bowl. The opportunity to tap into our own homegrown talent allows us to get everyone involved. To grow a sense of pride and ownership in our community is one of the key benefits of hosting the Super Bowl.”
More than a million people are expected to attend Super Bowl LIVE over the 10 days.
Open auditions will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 22-24 at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital located at:

Medical Plaza 2
The Learning Center
7737 Southwest Freeway
Houston TX 77074.
Memorial Hermann is the exclusive and official healthcare provider for the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee.
Interested performers must sign up for a time slot through http://www.housuperbowl.com/super-bowl-live-auditions.
If performers are unable to make the auditions, they may submit a video audition to auditions@housuperbowl.com.
All styles and genres of live entertainment are invited to audition. Local talent is preferred. All talent must satisfy the following requirements:
All talent must be at least 16 years of age. All ensemble talent cannot exceed three performers.
All talent must be willing to perform multiple five to 10 minutes “shows” (maximum length) with two to three shows per hour for a four-hour commitment per day.
All talent must be willing to commit to a five-day performance schedule during the ten-day event.
All talent must be willing to participate in a background check for credentials.
Talent may be requested to participate in original ensemble performances which will require rehearsals in January 2017; specific schedule is TBD and based on talent interest and availability.
Individuals and talent acts chosen to perform will receive a one-time stipend of $1,000.00 for the entire performance schedule.
Memorial Hermann is a proud Founding Sponsor of the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee.
For more information, please visit housuperbowl.com or follow the Host Committee on Twitter @HouSuperBowl.

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